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Begun in 1993, Equi-Ed was a part of the Special Education Department of Santa Rosa City Schools. Equi-Ed maintains an affiliation with the Adapted Physical Education and Equine Science departments of Santa Rosa Junior College and offers horsemanship instruction, competition opportunities, and specialized educational programs to children with and without disabilities.

Santa Rosa Junior College Equine Science department offers courses for training in therapeutic riding which are taught by Equi-Ed's director, Maxine Freitas.

Lessons are held year-round at our facility in Santa Rosa.

Equi-Ed is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible.


Marcy Wilhelm-South

Purdue University

Location Santa Rosa, CA
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  1. Animal-assisted therapies
  2. California
  3. Education
  4. Hippotherapy
  5. Horses
  6. Mammals
  7. open access
  8. Therapeutic horsemanship
  1. open access